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AT 105 Saxon Armored Personnel Carrier


Statistics

Country of Origin/Used by: Great Britain
First Produced/Service Dates: 1983
Manufactured by: BAE Land Systems (Originally GKN Defence)
Crew: 2+8
Armament: (1) 7.62mm single or twin MG on fixed cupola or turret
Engine: 6-Cylinder
Miscellaneous Info: The Saxon was built around the Bedford MJ 4-Ton Truck Chassis and includes variants such as an Ambulance and Internal Security Patrol vehicle (AKA Saxon Patrol).
Data Sheet Available:   None Available

Photos

Reference Source/Provider
Saxon Ambulance Photos Colin Patterson - Belfast, Northern Ireland UK
Saxon "Patrol" APC Photos Colin Patterson
Saxon APC Photos Martyn Smith - England
  Saxon "Patrol" APC Photo "Spit" - Northern Ireland
Saxon APC Photos   Ian Young - Editor of Military Machines International Magazine

References Available

Online

Reference Source/Provider
Saxon APC Information and Photos Armed Forces.co.uk Website

Printed

Reference Author
  "British Army Vehicles In Ulster" (January 1996 Issue of Military In Scale Magazine) Bob Morrison

"Desert Insurgency" (December 2013 Issue of Military Machines International Magazine)

Carl Schulze
"Flying Saxon" (December 2012 Issue of Military Machines International Magazine) Ian Young
ISAF Vehicles in Afghanistan: 2007 (Kabul and Kandahar Areas) - Mushroom Model Publications

Book Review by Patrick Keenan

Dick Taylor
Jane's Tank Recognition Guide (Fourth Edition) Christopher F. Foss
"On Patrol: Part 1" (March 2008 Issue of Military Machines International Magazine) Geoff Fletcher
"On Patrol: Part 2" (April 2008 Issue of Military Machines International Magazine) Geoff Fletcher

"Royal Malaysian Police" (September 2008 Issue of Military Machines International Magazine)

Ian Stroud

"The Saxon in British Army Service" (November 2002 Issue of Military Machines International Magazine)

 
Wheeled Armoured Fighting Vehicles In Service B.T. White

Hobby Modeling

Kits and Accessories

Model Kit Manufacturer Scale Other Information
Saxon Mk 1 APC Model Kit (K054) Accurate Armour 1/35 Multimedia Kit
Saxon Mk 2 APC (with "PEAK" Turret) Model Kit (K063) Accurate Armour 1/35 Multimedia Kit
       
Accessory/Aftermarket Set Manufacturer Scale Other Information
       

Model Photos

Model Source/Provider
1/35 Accurate Armour Saxon "Patrol" APC Model Kit Roy Kinsella - Dublin, Ireland